Tom Browne’s feature debut wins first Audience Award; 40,000 admissions for second year in a row.
Marco Mueller, recently appointed general advisor of the 5th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF), has unveiled his team of ten international industry professionals.
EXCLUSIVE: Michael Madsen alien encounter doc played at Sundance.
INFOGRAPHIC: Life, starring Robert Pattinson, Golden Bear winner Taxi and Werner Herzog’s Queen of the Desert also secure strong scores on social media chart.
Oscar-nominated Abderrahmane Sissako named president of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury.
EXCLUSIVE: Matt McCombs’ Spotlight Pictures has acquired world rights to Sydon’s Falsely Accused.
Palme d’Or winners Joel and Ethan Coen will serve as presidents of the jury for the 68th Festival de Cannes.
EXCLUSIVE: Oliver Stone and Audiard dramas, Mel Gibson action Blood Father and Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire among haul.
The distributor has acquired US rights to Roy Andersson’s absurdist comedy that scooped the top prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival.
Up to three low-budget features will be greenlit from the 12 selections.
EXCLUSIVE: RADiUS has picked up North American rights from Films Distribution to the recent Orrizonti premiere.
Several projects in Venice’s inaugural European Gap-Financing Co-Production Market are on the verge of completing their financing.
Venice awards go to Roy Andersson dark comedy, Andrei Konchalovsky drama, Hungry Hearts.
Ivano de Matteo’s Italian film to receive promotional support from Europa Cinemas.
Laurent Cantet’s Spanish-language feature wins cash prize.
EXCLUSIVE: UK deal for The Act of Killing follow-up.
The Toronto International Film Festival leadership announced the juried and audience award winners as the 39th annual event wrapped on Sunday (September 14).
Taiwanese filmmaker and actress Sylvia Chang has been chosen as the Filmmaker in Focus at this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF).
Leading figures from film festivals in Cannes, London, Edinburgh and Hong Kong revealed their top tips for standing out from the rest when gaining selection to festivals.
The GREAT and the good turned out for a reception at the London West Hollywood on Friday February 20 in honour of this year’s UK Oscar nominees.